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Dashiell Hammett free pdf Here, for the first time in a deluxe collector s box, is the most comprehensive edition of the hard-boiled crime fiction of Dashiell Hammett ever published. "Complete Novels," the first of two volumes gathered here, presents the five groundbreaking books whose gritty, lean prose won admiration from such contemporaries as Stein, Hemingway, and Faulkner: "Red Harvest," "The Dain Curse," "The Maltese Falcon," "The Glass Key, ," and "The Thin Man." In the stories he wrote for "Black Mask" and other pulp magazines in the 1920s and 1930s, Hammett used the vernacular adventure tale to register the jarring textures and revved-up cadences of modern America. "Crime Stories

About Dashiell Hammett

Steven Marcus, a distinguished literary critic and cultural historian, is George Delacorte Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Columbia University. He edited the historic collection of Hammett stories, "The Continental Op," and is the author of many books including "The Other Victorians" and "Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class."

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Author : Dashiell Hammett
Publisher : Library of America
Data Published : 02 May 2013
ISBN : 1598532189
EAN : 9781598532180
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1901 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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